Lists and registers

Public registers maintained by the department, which are generally created and maintained under statute, include the following:

    Registers maintained under the Environmental Protection Act 1994

    • Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) register
    • Environmental Management and Contaminated Land registers
      Details of land that has been used for a notifiable activity or contaminated by a hazardous contaminant.
    • Public Register Portal
      Details for a range of records under the Environmental Protection Act 1994, including environmental authorities (EAs), temporary emissions licences (TELs), as well as enforcement actions and rehabilitation plans.

    Searching the registers

    You can search:

    Registers maintained under the Nature Conservation Act 1992

    • Estate Register
      Information on protected areas gazetted under the Act, including current and historic records.
    • Protected Area Management Plan Register
      Approved management plans prepared after the dedication of a national park (scientific), a national park, a national park (recovery), a conservation park or a resources reserve, or after the declaration of a nature refuge, a coordinated conservation or a wilderness area.

    Searching the registers

    You can search these registers at business centres after paying the prescribed fee.

    Other registers

    • Queensland Heritage Register
      A list of places, trees, natural formations, and buildings of cultural heritage significance. Once a place is entered in the register, the Queensland Heritage Council must assess any changes to be made to it.
      Summary information on some places in the Queensland Heritage Register.
    • Search the register